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(ROBINSON, Charles.) JERROLD, Walter (ed.)

The Big Book of Fables.

Edited by Walter Jerrold and Illustrated by Charles Robinson.

Published: London: Blackie & Son Limited, 1912

Stock code: 101670

Price: £425

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First Robinson edition, first impression. Laid in is an additional colour plate of “The Fox and the Grapes”.

Large octavo. Original red cloth, titles and elaborate decoration to spine and front board gilt, all edges gilt, pictorial endpapers, title page printed in red and black. Colour frontispiece and 27 other plates, black and white illustrations in the text by Charles Robinson. Spine a little faded, extremities rubbed, faint dampstaining to boards, light sporadic foxing to contents. An excellent copy.

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